This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to apply design processes and technical production skills to the design and manufacture of custom-made jewellery and objects.
This qualification is typically used to develop skills and knowledge in jewellery enterprises. Skills gained from this qualification may be applied to specialist jewellery and object design briefs, including heritage jewellery, theatre and film commissions, exhibitions and churchware, as well as one-off individual client briefs.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, MEM40311 Certificate IV in Advanced Jewellery Manufacture (under development) or who can demonstrate equivalent vocational experience.
Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM60211 Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, all work must comply with occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.
The minimum requirements for achievement of the MEM50311 Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design are:
See training package for further details on the packaging rules.